Practice Manager – Social Worker in Schools (SWiS)

Are you skilled at building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships? Do you respond positively to a fast paced, high energy, mobile role? If this sounds like you – come join our ATWC whanau and become an integral part of the largest Social Workers in Schools team across Auckland.

Ko wai mātou | About us

The Anglican Trust for Women & Children (ATWC) is a multi-disciplinary Social Services organisation with over 160 years of service to our community. As a leading provider of social services in Auckland, we have an exciting opportunity to enhance your management skills and join our team of SWiS Practice Managers.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

As a Practice Manager you will lead a team of dynamic social workers, be responsible for developing strong relationships within the Auckland educational and social service sector and be an integral part of a cohesive team of five SWiS Practice Managers.

Mōu | About you 

You will have:

  • A relevant social work graduate or master’s degree
  • At least two years’ experience in a management/supervisory role or have been in a position where effectiveness is achieved through proven leadership and managing people and relationships.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work positively within a wider management team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to developing a strong and cohesive team of social workers.
  • Knowledge of working within a school-based environment
  • Supervision qualification, knowledge and demonstrated experience in providing social work supervision.
  • Be a strong communicator and have excellent writing skills.
  • Will be Social Work registered.

What ATWC offer:

  • Competitive salary + Vehicle
  • Free onsite parking
  • 15 days additional paid holidays
  • Professional registration through SWRB (Social Workers Registration Board)
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development and growth
  • Friendly supportive work environment
  • External supervision provision

If you are passionate about social work, value education and want to make a difference to children and their families, this is the opportunity to partner with us for future success.

To apply, please send your resume, with a cover letter to: [email protected] 

Applications close Friday 26 April 2024, 5 pm.

Note: Only candidates who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


10 Beatty Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland 1062


Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm


+64 9 276 3729